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It shouldn’t be possible to get an Echo Dot for $9… but it is if you hurry

Published Oct 28th, 2019 8:21AM EDT

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Like several other popular sites out there, we first thought the deal was a mistake when we came across it. I mean, can you blame us? The idea that you can get a brand new 3rd-Generation Echo Dot for just $8.98 is absolutely nuts! Well, guess what: it’s not a mistake and if you’re an Amazon Prime member, you can still get in on the action!

Here’s how it works: you’re actually buying an Echo Dot for $0.99 and signing up for Amazon Music Unlimited for $7.99 per month, with the first month’s payment taken up front. That’s a total of $8.98! Amazon Music Unlimited is just like Spotify and Apple Music, but cheaper so you should probably make the switch anyway. If for some reason you don’t want to though, you can just go to

Maren Estrada Deals Editor

Maren Estrada has been the Editor of BGR Deals since it launched in 2013. She has more than 20 years of experience testing more than 1,500 products, and reviewing a wide range of consumer electronics including mobile devices, smart home products, computers, and home appliances.

Previously, she was a leading consultant specializing in copywriting, product development, and new product launches.